RN Personnel Reserves Transformation Programme – Digital Specialist APEX Developer 2 (D)

Closing date for applications: 23/11/2020
Specialist role
Summary of the work
APEX developer support to the RN Personnel Data and Information Exploitation Programme
Latest start date
Expected contract length
1 year
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Royal Navy - MoD
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
This is a new role within an existing team.
Who the specialist will work with
Navy, Navy Reserves and Civilian personnel, other contractors and support organisations operating in or contributing to the personnel management environment
What the specialist will work on
To lead and undertake application design and development work for the Oracle and related applications to deliver and sustain the RN Personnel Information Exploitation Programme, its derivatives, sub-projects and related support activities with a specific focus on conversion of an existing application set to a new user cohort.
Address where the work will take place
Remote where possible; Whale Island, Portsmouth for meetings and some travelling to Land HQ at Andover and other Navy sites as required.
Working arrangements
The developer will be working in a team, with outcomes generated by the team to a schedule demanded by the Authority.
Security clearance
SC is essential. Navy/MoD cannot sponsor security clearance
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work as a team with our organisation and with other government organisations -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions -Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes -Share knowledge and experience with other team members -Can work with customers with low technical expertise
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Skilled and experienced in front end application design and development using Oracle Application Express
  • Skilled and experienced designing and building role based custom security components in Apex
  • Experience in the use of ORDS 18.3.0 including rest APIs and OAUTH2 security
  • Experienced in Apex architecture, integration and security
  • Extensive experience of Oracle databases, scripting and security
  • Data Warehousing architecture and design
  • Data Integration using extract transform load tools
  • Skilled in Oracle Business Intelligence tools
  • In depth understanding of the HR data sets
  • Multiple full life cycle software project experience from initial design to build, deployment and testing
  • Agile methodology adoption in projects
  • Running user workshops and liaising with business users in requirement gathering
  • Skill in translating business objectives and ensuring the implementation is correctly aligned to requirements
  • Experienced in the use of Oracle Database
  • Experienced in the use of Oracle APEX 18.1.
  • Experienced in Oracle Linux 7.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • To be proficient in installation, architecture and migration of Oracle applications
  • Experience with Oracle databases, SQL, PL/SQL, XSLT, HTML, JavaScript, Apache 2.4, Tomcat, WebLogic and Oracle DBA skills
  • Experience in the development and execution of unit tests and automated web browser tests
  • Experience working in development teams, working with the Product Owner, requirements analysts and testers on an ongoing basis
  • Experience in sprint planning, daily stand-ups and retrospectives and demonstrating software solutions to stakeholders during sprint reviews
  • Experience in the production of technical documentation to support the application to the standards specified by the IAS Software Development Standards
  • Experience in the production of user stories
  • Experience of the RN and Army data warehouse structures
  • In depth understanding of the HR data sets for Ministry of Defence Armed Forces (JPA)
  • Experience in ensuring developed applications successfully transitions through system testing for subsequent deployment into a live hosting environment

Closing date for applications: 23/11/2020

RN Personnel Reserves Transformation Programme – Digital Specialist APEX Developer 2 (D)

Closing date for applications: 23/11/2020

Specialist role:



South East England


Royal Navy - MoD

Maximum day rate:


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